PDP 8/e power wires

From: Mark Champion <mark.champion_at_am.sony.com>
Date: Tue Jul 25 19:00:52 2000

I disagree!

Black is hot, white is neutral. The Black (hot) wire should connect to the slightly smaller
prong of the power plug. It will work either way, but it will only be compliant with
electrical code if you connect it correctly.

Mark Champion

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chuck McManis" <cmcmanis_at_mcmanis.com>
To: <classiccmp_at_classiccmp.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 25, 2000 3:03 PM
Subject: Re: PDP 8/e power wires

> White is "hot", black is "neutral" and green is ground. Most of the screw
> on plugs have a legend on them or on the package. Remember they are
> designed for people who have no training to install.
> --Chuck
> At 04:21 PM 7/25/00 -0500, you wrote:
> >My PDP 8/e has its power cable cut off. The wires are color coded White,
> >Black, Green. This is for a Dec H724 power supply.
> >
> >Does anyone have any schematics or doc that would tell me how to connect
> >those 3 wires to a power plug? Its about time I powered this thing up
> >to see if the capacitors are working. I dont have an electronics
> >test bench, so i'll just have to pull the boards out and turn it on,
> >and hope for the best.
> >
> >-Lawrence LeMay
Received on Tue Jul 25 2000 - 19:00:52 BST

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